An Interview With Emarosa: On Cloud Nine

Emarosa has been through it: forming, crashing, rebuilding and now—dominating. Picking up the pieces that former members left behind, the band found new life in Bradley Walden, and what resulted was a perfect formula that highlights each member’s musical talents. Focused and more determined than ever, Emarosa’s 131 shattered any …

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Catching Up With Pepper & Less Than Jake

If you’re looking to check out a concert that will help you escape reality for a bit, Less Than Jake and Pepper are now on a tour sponsored by St. Pauli, the German football club that stands up against fascism, racism, sexism, and homophobia. I had a chance to chat …

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An Interview With Dashboard Confessional: Their Hearts.Beat.HERE

As a band, Dashboard Confessional represented the emo era, thanks to sappy-sweet poignant songs that resulted in longer car rides, loss of virginities and the knowledge that somebody else in the world felt vulnerable too. Chris Carrabba, an unapologetic emo icon in his own right, penned the lyrics to many …

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An Interview With Taking Back Sunday: Taking Back Sunday Can’t (And Won’t) Look Back

Let’s pretend Taking Back Sunday’s albums are stages throughout a person’s life. Imagine Tell All Your Friends represents an infant, forever changing the lives of those lucky enough to be there from the beginning. Imagine Where You Want To Be representing childhood: full of so much promise that you love …

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Real Talk With Dan Lambton From Real Friends

Real Friends, the Illinois pop-punk quintet consisting of vocalist Dan Lambton, drummer Brian Blake, guitarist Eric Haines, bassist Kyle Fasel and guitarist Dave Knox, have a real knack for making listeners feel nostalgic for the good ole’ days.  Armed with emotion-filled lyrics, Lambton’s refreshing voice and a humble camaraderie within …

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An Interview with Sublime With Rome: You Gon’ Hear Them Like A Siren

If you have ever been a fan of Sublime, you know the unspoken conflict of whether or not you prefer ‘Sublime with Bradley’ versus ‘Sublime with Rome’. If you love music with no bias, then you probably love the band either way. Regardless, you must know that Rome Ramirez—lead singer …

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Fitz And The Tantrums Get Right Back To Owning The Airwaves: An Interview with Michael Fitzpatrick

Fitz And The Tantrums made a name for themselves a few years ago while touring and playing to legions of people that were aching for feel good music—and they happily delivered. They had the seemingly impossible task of following up their successful second album, 2013’s More Than Just A Dream

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An Interview with Lzzy Hale from Halestorm: A Little Mayhem Never Hurt Anyone

When you think of rock stars, you don’t necessarily think you’ll end up bumping into one while waiting for a songwriting seminar to begin in Cleveland, but I did. Yep, I got up to use the restroom and somehow ended up swiping my purse against the head of a stunning …

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